South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association - February Minutes February 25, 2015
The SCTAA met on February 23, 2015 with 24 in attendance including 3 visitors, Donna Cooke, Tommy Elmore and Chad Gouine. Tommy, Chad and Alton Williams joined the club along with one repeat member for a total of 32 members so far this year.
The program was mention of some informative web sites/Facebook sites members might enjoy. Tommy and Chad recommended “Dig that Beep” on Facebook.
Chris Phillips shared that Columbia, SC is doing major demo work along Bull Street in an old part of the city. However, the historical society has restricted the area meaning no hobbyists are allowed to metal detect.
We signed a sympathy card for Mr. Lloyd Derrick’s family and learned that Wayne Beddingfield had been in the hospital a few days, it was related to his cancer. Colin Fowler was in the hospital with a blood clot and being readied for surgery.
Upcoming: Western Carolina Treasure Hunters club Myrtle Beach trip - April 16-19
13th Treasure Hunt of the Carolinas - April 18-19
Randy Reece’s Myrtle Beach trip - June 13-20 (come for all or part of week)
January treasury ended with a balance of $ 382.09. We collected: raffle - $89; donation can - $5.60; sale of decals - $1.00; 2015 memberships - $100; Scavenger hunt - $0. The amended closing balance in the checking acct. is $577.69. We also keep $30 cash in small bills set aside to make change.
BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - FEBRUARY
(We usually have a number of ties. The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)
COIN- 1st - Eben Fletcher; 2nd - Bill Rylands; 3rd -TIE - Carter Mahaffee and Darrell Mullinax
JEWELRY - 1 st - Chris Phillips; 2nd /3rd - TIE - Darrell Mullinax and Bill Smith
WHAT IS IT?- 1st - Kenny Bracket; 2nd /3rd - Carter Mahaffee and Maggie Moffat
MILITARY - 1st - Barry Fletcher; 2nd - Carter Mahaffee; 3rd - Maggie Moffat
OTHER - 1st - Barry Fletcher; 2nd - Eben Fletcher; 3rd - Maggie Moffat
# OF COINS - 1st - Maggie Moffat (323); 2nd - Bill Guthke (200); 3rd - Bill Rylands (156)
Rebecca Reece, Secretary